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Relationship between severe mental illness and physical multimorbidity: a meta-analysis and call for action

Overview of attention for article published in BMJ Mental Health, October 2023
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Title
Relationship between severe mental illness and physical multimorbidity: a meta-analysis and call for action
Published in
BMJ Mental Health, October 2023
DOI 10.1136/bmjment-2023-300870
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Authors

Damiano Pizzol, Mike Trott, Laurie Butler, Yvonne Barnett, Tamsin Ford, Sharon AS Neufeld, Anya Ragnhildstveit, Christopher N Parris, Benjamin R Underwood, Guillermo Felipe López Sánchez, Matt Fossey, Carol Brayne, Emilio Fernandez-Egea, Guillaume Fond, Laurent Boyer, Jae Il Shin, Shahina Pardhan, Lee Smith

Abstract

People with severe mental illness (SMI) have a higher prevalence of several chronic physical health conditions, and the prevalence of physical multimorbidity is expected to rise. The aim of this study was to assess the strength of the association between SMI and physical multimorbidity. We systematically searched PubMed/Medline, Scopus, Embase, Web of Science, PsycINFO and the behavioural sciences collection databases, from inception to 31 January 2023, for studies that investigated the association between SMI and physical multimorbidity. Humans of any age either clinically diagnosed and/or currently receiving treatment for SMI, specified as schizophrenia (and related psychotic disorders), bipolar disorder and psychotic depression, were eligible. Data from studies selected for inclusion were converted into ORs, with a subsequent meta-analysis conducted. We included 19 studies with a total of 194 123 patients with SMI with different diagnoses and drawn from the general population. The pooled OR for physical multimorbidity in people with versus without SMI was 1.84 (95% CI 1.33 to 2.54), with the analysis indicating a high level of heterogeneity (98.38%). The other 15 studies included in the systematic review for which it was not possible to conduct a meta-analysis showed strong associations between SMI and physical multimorbidity. The current evidence highlights the link between SMI and physical multimorbidity. A multidisciplinary approach is now urgent to develop the best models of services tailored to patients with SMI with physical multimorbidities to improve physical, mental and social outcomes. PROSPERO registration number CRD42023395165.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 11 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 3 27%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 9%
Student > Bachelor 1 9%
Researcher 1 9%
Unknown 5 45%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 3 27%
Chemical Engineering 1 9%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 9%
Neuroscience 1 9%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 4 36%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 213. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 31 December 2023.
All research outputs
#179,281
of 25,155,561 outputs
Outputs from BMJ Mental Health
#12
of 892 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,985
of 344,945 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMJ Mental Health
#1
of 22 outputs
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